Bible Study on Sarai (aka Sarah)

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Description - who was Sarai (Sarah)?

Gen 20:12 ___________________
Gen 11:29 ___________________
Gen 12:11 ___________________
Gen 11:30 ___________________
Gen 18:6   ___________________
Gen 12:13, 1 Peter 3:6   ________________
What are some things we know about her husband, Abram (Abraham)?
Acts 7:2 ______________________
Heb 11:8   ___________________
Gen 12:7 ______________________
Gen 12:1, Gen 12:4, Acts 7:4 ____________________________
Acts 7:5   ___________________
Gen 12:5, Gen 13:2 _________________________
Gen 20:7 ______________________
Num 12:6 ______________________
Joshua 24:2-3 ______________________
God gave Abram an order to be obeyed, and gave Abram promises (i.e., revelation) about his future (Genesis 12:1-3)
Now Yahweh said to Abram,
“Get out of your country, and from your relatives,
and from your father’s house, to the land that I will show you.

I will make of you a great nation.
I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. All of the families of the earth will be blessed in you.”


How did God's promise to Abraham imply Sarai's involvement?
Gen 12:2, Acts 7:5   ___________________________
10 years after moving to Canaan it didn't look like Abraham (aged 85) would have any children with Sarai
Gen 15:1-6   ____________________________________
Surely Sarai, like Hannah years later, felt the pressure of still being childless.
1 Samuel 1:8   __________________________
Sarai thought of a way to make the promise happen, but it backfired
Gen 16:1-6   ____________________________________
13 years later, God gave Abraham (aged 99) more covenant details (Gen 17:1-22)
Gen 17:15-16:
God said to Abraham,
“As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but her name will be Sarah.
I will bless her, and moreover I will give you a son by her. Yes, I will bless her, and she will be a mother of nations. Kings of peoples will come from her.”
The next time, Sarah heard what He said about her (Gen 18:9-12). How did she respond to the promise?
Gen 18:12   __________________________
Heb 11:11   __________________________

What would happen during her physical lifetime?   __________________________
What would happen after her death?   __________________________
How likely, how logical was the time God had set for Sarah to have Abraham's baby, Isaac? _________
Gen 17:17   __________________________
Gen 17:21   __________________________
Gen 18:11   __________________________
Gen 21:7     __________________________
What else do we know about the times God sets?
Gen 18:14   __________________________
Romans 9:9   __________________________
Exodus 9:5   __________________________
Habakkuk 2:3   _______________________
Acts 17:26   __________________________
Acts 1:7   ____________________________
Daniel 2:21   __________________________
2Thess 2:6  __________________________
How did Abraham and Sarah see their inheritance in the future?
John 8:56   __________________________
Amos 3:7   __________________________
Romans 4:19   __________________________
What is it called when we hear God's word and "get it"? How do we see the future through God's word?
Eph 1:17-21   __________________________
1 Peter 1:3-5   __________________________
Before Sarah finally conceived a baby with Abraham:
Gen 19:24-25   __________________________
Gen 20:1-2   __________________________
Gen 20:17-18   __________________________
Gen 21:1   __________________________
How was the rest of the promise fulfilled?
Gen 21:2   __________________________
Isaiah 51:2   __________________________
John 8:37-41   __________________________
1 Peter 3:6   __________________________
Galatians 3:16   __________________________
Galatians 3:29   __________________________
Romans 9:7-8   __________________________
Sarah died in Hebron - Gen 23:2 - before Isaac married - Gen 24:67


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